Technology Record - Issue 23: Winter 21/22

119 for which we were named a leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant. Beyond operations execution, AVEVA offers edge-to-enterprise visibility and control through the AVEVA Unified Operations Center, while our Asset Performance portfolio is the most comprehensive way to help our customers exceed reliability, safety and performance goals. Additionally, our AVEVA Unified Project Execution offers digital project execution and construction management capabilities integrated within engineering solutions. These are just some of the tools AVEVA uses to provide real-time energy data and support improved operational efficiency, while helping our customers reduce their often very sizeable carbon footprints. These systems are delivered alongsideMicrosoft solutions, such as Azure. Together, AVEVA and Microsoft are committed to building a stronger, powerful ecosystem to enable industries globally to action their business and sustainability goals. How do AVEVA and Microsoft help manufacturers to engage customers in new ways and ensure success in the ‘next normal’? Pandemic-linked challenges were a huge setback for all kinds of businesses. Manufacturing, which was already being disrupted by new technologies and the demand for faster production cycles, was further hit by border closures, supply chain disruptions and remote working requirements. AVEVA and Microsoft co-innovated to deploy responsive, strategic tools to underpin autonomous systems, remote operations and lights-out manufacturing. In Batam, Indonesia, for example, a smart factory team at Schneider Electric used AVEVA Discrete Lean Management, AVEVA Enterprise Management and AVEVA Insight to enable streamlined operations in the cloud. Giving the factory team intelligent data has improved operational efficiency through realtime performance tracking and empowered MANU FAC TUR I NG & R E SOUR C E S